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Posted on: June 21, 2018

STREETSCAPES TRANSPORTATION ENHANCEMENTS PROJECT

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CITY ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR STREETSCAPES TRANSPORTATION
ENHANCEMENTS PROJECT

 

June 21, 2018 – Today,City officials announce plans to begin the South Main Streetscapes
Transportation Enhancement (TE) project; a federally funded project designed toextend the streetscapes from Oak Street to Fowler Street in downtown Woodstock.

 

As
an extension of the streetscape project completed in 2010, Oak Street to FowlerStreet will soon have the same look and feel as the rest of downtown. The
project includes 12 parking spaces, 8' wide sidewalk on the west side of MainStreet, 6' wide sidewalk on the east side (along the RR R/W), decorative brick
paves and planters, street furniture including trash cans and benches,decorative street lights, street trees (east side), and landscaping, joined by
curb and gutter, resurfacing, and new striping.

 

“TheSouth Main Streetscapes Transportation Enhancement (TE) Project is Phase II of
the Main Street Streetscapes Project from Towne Lake Parkway to Fowler Street,with Phase I completed in 2010. This streetscape project was envisioned in the
early 2000s with the Downtown Master Plan and Livable Centers Initiative (LCI)Plan, completed in partnership with the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC)” says
Brantley Day, Community Development Director. 

 

Constructionis scheduled to begin the week of July 9th with work occurring Monday – Friday,
7a.m. – 7p.m. and slated to be completed by April 2019.

 

Patronswill continue to have ease of access to all businesses along this portion of
Main Street.

 

“TheTransportation Enhancement (TE) program was established to enrich the traveling
experience of motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians through enhancements toour transportation system.  Federal funding for TE projects is allotted to
provide aesthetic and functional improvements to historical, natural, andscenic areas” (http://www.dot.ga.gov/IS/Funding/TE).

 

Work
hours may vary depending on holiday, weather, and events and traffic impactsshould be minimal. For more information, please call 770-592-6000.

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